The Deep Waters of Surrender

Giving up control is like letting out fishing line into deep waters where opportunities, you never dreamed of, swim below the surface.

Elya's Fish Watercolor

The longer I live, the surer I am of this truth:

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.
“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways?And My thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55: 8-9 

Yet, although I think I understand this truth, I typically fish around for God’s will close to the shore:

  • Where I feel safe
  • Where the risks of loss seem fewer because the water is shallow
  • Where I can wade out and dislodge my disappointment when the hook gets stuck between a rock and a hard place READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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